Green Tea: loose leaf

Green Tea Season

Soerendonk, the Netherlands

Highly Commended at The Leafies 2022 by the UK Tea Academy

Highly Commended at The Leafies 2022, Green Tea Season is a small-batch green tea from Het Zuyderblad, the first tea plantation in the Netherlands. The tea bushes grow alongside asparagus and strawberries, and the high grade leaves are processed in-house using traditional artisan methods. With a soft mouthfeel, Green Tea Season balances vegetal sweetness with just a hint of aniseed.

Ingredients: Green tea


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Green tea season leaves and tag




  • 3g

  • 250ml

  • 3 mins



step 1:  leaves

For one cup, measure out 3 grams into your teapot or brew mug.


step 2: water

Heat 250ml of water to 95°C.


step 3: time

Pour your heated water over the leaves and steep for 3 minutes.



Green Tea Season is a blend of small production batches, produced between May and June of 2022. The leaves are wok-fired and processed with small scale orthodox machinery to extract their beautifully delicate flavour. Look for notes of sweet green bean and gentle tones of aniseed. 



Map of the Netherlands 


Located near Soerendonk in the Dutch province of North Brabant, Het Zuyderblad is a fruit and vegetable farm – and the first commercial tea plantation in The Netherlands. Alongside asparagus and strawberries, several thousand tea plants are cultivated across three tea gardens. The leaves from these young bushes are then processed in-house using artisan techniques and methods. 

Woman picking tea

Linda Cebrian-Rampen, owner of Het Zuyderblad, on her plantation in the Netherlands.


tea farm in the netherlands

Het Zuyderblad is the first tea plantation in the Netherlands.


The Het Zuyderblad team are also experimenting with different varieties and cultivars in a ‘living lab’, identifying species which will thrive in the Dutch climate. 


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